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  1. Models of Computation and Formal Languages.Ralph Gregory Taylor - 1998 - Oxford University Press.
    This unique book presents a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of the theory of computability which is introductory yet self-contained. It takes a novel approach by looking at the subject using computation models rather than a limitation orientation, and is the first book of its kind to include software. Accompanying software simulations of almost all computational models are available for use in conjunction with the text, and numerous examples are provided on disk in a user-friendly format. Its applications to computer science (...)
  2. Technology and Reality.James Kern Feibleman - 1982 - Kluwer Boston Distributors for the U.S. And Canada.
  3. The Internet: A Philosophical Inquiry.Gordon Graham - 1999 - Routledge.
    _The Internet: A Philosophical Inquiry_ develops many of the themes Gordon Graham presented in his highly successful radio series, _The Silicon Society_. Exploring the tensions between the warnings of the Neo-Luddites and the bright optimism of the Technophiles, Graham offers the first concise and accessible exploration of the issues which arise as we enter further into the world of Cyberspace. This original and fascinating study takes us to the heart of questions that none of us can afford to ignore: how (...)
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  4. Generalized Recursion Theory Ii: Proceedings of the 1977 Oslo Symposium.Jens Erik Fenstad, R. O. Gandy & Gerald E. Sacks (eds.) - 1978 - Sole Distributors for the U.S.A. And Canada, Elsevier North-Holland.
    GENERALIZED RECUBION THEORY II © North-Holland Publishing Company (1978) MONOTONE QUANTIFIERS AND ADMISSIBLE SETS Ion Barwise University of Wisconsin ...
  5. Science, Technology, and Culture.Henry John Steffens & H. N. Muller (eds.) - 1974 - New York: American Mathematical Society.
  6. Teaching About Technology: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Technology for Non-Philosophers.Marc J. de Vries - 2005 - Springer.
    Teaching about technology, at all levels of education, can only be done properly when those who teach have a clear idea about what it is that they teach. In other words: they should be able to give a decent answer to the question: what is technology? In the philosophy of technology that question is explored. Therefore the philosophy of technology is a discipline with a high relevance for those who teach about technology. Literature in this field, though, is not always (...)
  7. Technology and Cultural Values: On the Edge of the Third Millennium.Peter D. Hershock, M. T. Stepani͡ant͡s & Roger T. Ames (eds.) - 2003 - East-West Philosophers Conference.
    The essays gathered here give voice to perspectives on the always improvised relationship between technology and cultural values from Africa, the Americas, Asia ...
  8. Epistemetrics.Nicholas Rescher - 2006 - Cambridge University Press.
    When this book was originally published in 2006, Epistemetrics was not as yet a scholarly discipline. With regard to scientific information there was the discipline of scientometrics, represented by a journal of that very name. Science, however, had a monopoly on knowledge. Although it is one of our most important cognitive resources, it is not our only one. While scientometrics is a centerpiece of epistemetrics, it is not the whole of it. Nicholas Rescher's endeavor to quantify knowledge is not only (...)
  9. A Managerial Philosophy of Technology: Technology and Humanity in Symbiosis.Geoff Crocker - 2012 - Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ;Palgrave Macmillan.
    A Managerial Philosophy of Technology offers a unique combination of a review of academic work in the philosophy of technology with practical methodologies for business management of technology strategy.
  10. Self-Examination: The Present and Future of Librarianship.John Budd - 2008 - Libraries Unlimited.
    Genealogy of the profession -- Place and identity -- Being informed about informing -- What's the right thing to do? -- In a democracy -- The information society -- Optimistic synthesis.
  11. The Metaphysics of Autonomy: The Reconciliation of Ancient and Modern Ideals of the Person.Mark Coeckelbergh - 2004 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    If we want to be autonomous, what do we want? The author shows that contemporary value-neutral and metaphysically economical conceptions of autonomy, such as that of Harry Frankfurt, face a serious problem. Drawing on Plato, Augustine, and Kant, this book provides a sketch of how "ancient" and "modern" can be reconciled to solve it. But at what expense? It turns out that the dominant modern ideal of autonomy cannot do without a costly metaphysics if it is to be coherent.
  12. The Impact of the Internet on Our Moral Lives.Robert J. Cavalier (ed.) - 2005 - State University of New York Press.
    Leading theorists explore how the Internet impacts privacy issues, sensitivity to wrongdoing, and cultural and personal identity.
  13. Computation and Automata.Arto Salomaa - 1985 - Cambridge University Press.
    This introduction to certain mathematical topics central to theoretical computer science treats computability and recursive functions, formal languages and automata, computational complexity, and cruptography. The presentation is essentially self-contained with detailed proofs of all statements provided. Although it begins with the basics, it proceeds to some of the most important recent developments in theoretical computer science.
  14. Culture + Technology: A Primer.Jennifer Daryl Slack - 2005 - Peter Lang.
    This book is a must read for anyone who cares about the place of technology in our lives.
  15. Computability, Enumerability, Unsolvability: Directions in Recursion Theory.S. B. Cooper, T. A. Slaman & S. S. Wainer (eds.) - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    The fundamental ideas concerning computation and recursion naturally find their place at the interface between logic and theoretical computer science. The contributions in this book, by leaders in the field, provide a picture of current ideas and methods in the ongoing investigations into the pure mathematical foundations of computability theory. The topics range over computable functions, enumerable sets, degree structures, complexity, subrecursiveness, domains and inductive inference. A number of the articles contain introductory and background material which it is hoped will (...)
  16. Models and Computability: Invited Papers From Logic Colloquium '97, European Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic, Leeds, July 1997.S. B. Cooper & J. K. Truss (eds.) - 1999 - Cambridge University Press.
    Together, Models and Computability and its sister volume Sets and Proofs will provide readers with a comprehensive guide to the current state of mathematical logic. All the authors are leaders in their fields and are drawn from the invited speakers at 'Logic Colloquium '97' (the major international meeting of the Association of Symbolic Logic). It is expected that the breadth and timeliness of these two volumes will prove an invaluable and unique resource for specialists, post-graduate researchers, and the informed and (...)
  17. Technology and Social Power.Graeme Kirkpatrick - 2008 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    This text provides an overview of debates in the sociology of technology, including definitions of the main terms and concepts and discussion of the dominant positions, especially in recent scholarship. At the same time, it develops a novel perspective on the subject based in critical theory, bridging work in the sociology of science and technology with wider debate in social theory. It integrates empirical and theoretical elements in well-themed chapters and draws on interesting contemporary examples such as mobile phones and (...)
  18. Readings in the Philosophy of Technology.David M. Kaplan (ed.) - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Readings in the Philosophy of Technology is a collection of the important works of both the forerunners of philosophy of technology and contemporary theorists, addressing a full range of topics on technology as it relates to ethics, politics, human nautre, computers, science, and the environment.
  19. Technology, Time, and the Conversations of Modernity.Lorenzo C. Simpson - 1994 - Routledge.
    ____Technology, Time, and the Conversations of Modernity__ takes as its impetus the idea that technology is an embodiment of our uneasiness with finitude. Lorenzo Simpson argues that technology has succeeded in granting our wish to domesticate time. He shows how this attitude affects our understanding of the meaning of action and our ability to discern meaning in our lives.
  20. Computability Theory, Semantics, and Logic Programming.Melvin Fitting - 1987 - Clarendon Press.
    This book describes computability theory and provides an extensive treatment of data structures and program correctness. It makes accessible some of the author's work on generalized recursion theory, particularly the material on the logic programming language PROLOG, which is currently of great interest. Fitting considers the relation of PROLOG logic programming to the LISP type of language.
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  21. The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology.Langdon Winner - 1986 - University of Chicago Press.
    "--David Dickson, New York Times Book Review "The Whale and the Reactor is the philosopher's equivalent of superb public history.
  22. An Invitation to Cognitive Science.Daniel N. Osherson & Edward E. Smith (eds.) - 1990 - MIT Press.
    The volumes are self contained and can be used individually in upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses ranging from introductory psychology, linguistics, ...
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  23. Technology as Symptom and Dream.Robert D. Romanyshyn - 1989 - Routledge.
  24. Agency and the Semantic Web.Christopher Walton - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    This text looks at the construction of the Semantic Web, which will enable computers to automatically and independently consume Web-based information. With numerous programming examples, it is ideal for undergraduates and graduates in mathematics, computer science and logic and researchers interested in Multi-Agent Systems and the Semantic Web.
  25. Morality in a Technological World: Knowledge as Duty.Lorenzo Magnani - 2007 - Cambridge University Press.
    The technological advances of contemporary society have outpaced our moral understanding of the problems that they create. How will we deal with profound ecological changes, human cloning, hybrid people, and eroding cyberprivacy, just to name a few issues? In this book, Lorenzo Magnani argues that existing moral constructs often cannot be applied to new technology. He proposes an entirely different ethical approach, one that blends epistemology with cognitive science. The resulting moral strategy promises renewed dignity for overlooked populations, both of (...)
  26. Computability and Complexity: From a Programming Perspective Vol. 21.N. D. Jones - 1997 - MIT Press.
    This makes his book especially valuable." -- Yuri Gurevich, Professor of Computer Science, University of Michigan Computability and complexity theory should be of central concern to practitioners as well as theorists.
  27. Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics.P. C. W. Davies & Niels Henrik Gregersen (eds.) - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: does information matter?; Paul Davies and Niels Henrik Gregersen; Part I. History: 2. From matter to materialism ... and (almost) back Ernan McMullin; 3. Unsolved dilemmas: the concept of matter in the history of philosophy and in contemporary physics Philip Clayton; Part II. Physics: 4. Universe from bit Paul Davies; 5. The computational universe Seth Lloyd; 6. Minds and values in the quantum universe Henry Pierce Stapp; Part III. Biology: 7. The concept of information (...)
  28. Contemporary Moral Controversies in Technology.A. Pablo Iannone (ed.) - 1987 - Oxford University Press.
    As space satellites orbit the earth on a regular basis and scientists find more sophisticated ways to splice genes, we are all faced with the responsiblity of reconciling the lengths to which technology must comply with morality. This book presents a variety of moral controversies of concern in this day and age of technological advancement. The contributors study a wide range of relevant topics such as: current technological development and the ethical inquiries it prompts; risk-cost benefit analysis and other assessment (...)
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  29. Computability, an Introduction to Recursive Function Theory.Nigel Cutland - 1980 - Cambridge University Press.
    What can computers do in principle? What are their inherent theoretical limitations? These are questions to which computer scientists must address themselves. The theoretical framework which enables such questions to be answered has been developed over the last fifty years from the idea of a computable function: intuitively a function whose values can be calculated in an effective or automatic way. This book is an introduction to computability theory (or recursion theory as it is traditionally known to mathematicians). Dr Cutland (...)
  30. Computability Theory: An Introduction to Recursion Theory.Herbert B. Enderton - 2011 - Academic Press.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. The Computability Concept;2. General Recursive Functions;3. Programs and Machines;4. Recursive Enumerability;5. Connections to Logic;6. Degrees of Unsolvability;7. Polynomial-Time Computability;Appendix: Mathspeak;Appendix: Countability;Appendix: Decadic Notation;.
  31. Information and Living Systems: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives.George Terzis & Robert Arp (eds.) - 2011 - Bradford.
    The informational nature of biological organization, at levels from the genetic and epigenetic to the cognitive and linguistic.
  32. Bernhard Irrgang: Critics of Technological Lifeworld: Collection of Philosophical Essays.Bernhard Irrgang - 2011 - Peter Lang.
  33. Introduction to Mathematical Logic.Michał Walicki - 2012 - World Scientific.
    A history of logic -- Patterns of reasoning -- A language and its meaning -- A symbolic language -- 1850-1950 mathematical logic -- Modern symbolic logic -- Elements of set theory -- Sets, functions, relations -- Induction -- Turning machines -- Computability and decidability -- Propositional logic -- Syntax and proof systems -- Semantics of PL -- Soundness and completeness -- First order logic -- Syntax and proof systems of FOL -- Semantics of FOL -- More semantics -- Soundness and (...)
  34. Programs, Proofs, Processes: 6th Conference on Computability in Europe, Cie, 2010, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, June 30-July 4, 2010 ; Proceedings. [REVIEW]Fernando Ferreira (ed.) - 2010 - Springer.
    The LNCS series reports state-of-the-art results in computer science research, development, and education, at a high level and in both printed and electronic form.
  35. Initial Segments of Degrees Below 0'.Richard L. Epstein - 1981 - American Mathematical Society.
    MOTIVATION The constructivization of ; => D(_£^') poses several problems. For some of these the tools of MD can be modified; for others new methods will need to be established. What must we do to make a full approximation to ; * D? We ...
  36. Traditional Moral Values in the Age of Technology.Hans Mark & W. Lawson Taitte (eds.) - 1987 - the University of Texas Press.
  37. Algorithms, Abstraction and Implementation.C. Foster - 1990 - Academic Press.
  38. A Framework for Priority Arguments.M. Lerman - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book presents a unifying framework for using priority arguments to prove theorems in computability.
  39. The Engine of Visualization: Thinking Through Photography.Patrick Maynard - 1997 - Cornell University Press.
    First ever philosophy treatise on photography, analytic in approach but sensitive to photo-history, not confined to aesthetics or art (illus.), Walker Evans photo on cover. Papercover printing, Dec. 2000.
  40. Connected Play: Tweens in a Virtual World.Yasmin B. Kafai, Deborah A. Fields & Mizuko Ito - 2013 - MIT Press.
    How kids play in virtual worlds, how it matters for their offline lives, and what this means for designing educational opportunities.
  41. Computability and Logic.George Boolos, John Burgess, Richard P. & C. Jeffrey - 2007 - Cambridge University Press.
    Computability and Logic has become a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background and because it covers not simply the staple topics of an intermediate logic course, such as Godel’s incompleteness theorems, but also a large number of optional topics, from Turing’s theory of computability to Ramsey’s theorem. Including a selection of exercises, adjusted for this edition, at the end of each chapter, it offers a new and simpler treatment of the representability of recursive functions, a (...)
  42. Computations in Higher Types.Johan Moldestad - 1977 - Springer Verlag.
  43. Transforming Technology: A Critical Theory Revisited.Andrew Feenberg - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    Thoroughly revised, this new edition of Critical Theory of Technology rethinks the relationships between technology, rationality, and democracy, arguing that the degradation of labor--as well as of many environmental, educational, and political systems--is rooted in the social values that preside over technological development. It contains materials on political theory, but the emphasis has shifted to reflect a growing interest in the fields of technology and cultural studies.
  44. Computing and Philosophy in Asia.Soraj Hongladarom (ed.) - 2007 - Cambridge Scholars Press.
  45. Machines with a Purpose.H. H. Rosenbrock - 1990 - Oxford University Press.
    There is at present a widespread unease about the direction in which our technology is taking us, apparently against our will. Promising advances seem to carry with them unforeseen negative consequences, including damage to the environment and the reduction of work to the trivial mechanical repetition of actions which have no human meaning. However, attempts to design a better, human-centered technology--one that complements rather than rejects human skills--are all too often frustrated by the prevailing belief that "man is a machine," (...)
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  46. Case Studies in Library and Information Science Ethics.Elizabeth A. Buchanan - 2008 - Mcfarland & Co..
    "This work is a valuable casebook, specifically for library and information science professionals, that presents numerous case studies that combine theories of ...
  47. Technology and the Good Life?Eric Higgs, Andrew Light & David Strong (eds.) - 2000 - University of Chicago Press.
    Can we use technology in the pursuit of a good life, or are we doomed to having our lives organized and our priorities set by the demands of machines and systems? How can philosophy help us to make technology a servant rather than a master? Technology and the Good Life? uses a careful collective analysis of Albert Borgmann's controversial and influential ideas as a jumping-off point from which to address questions such as these about the role and significance of technology (...)
  48. Technology and the Future: A Philosophical Challenge.E. Schuurman - 1980 - Wedge Publishing Foundation.
  49. Philosophers Explore the Matrix.Christopher Grau (ed.) - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    The Matrix trilogy is unique among recent popular films in that it is constructed around important philosophical questions--classic questions which have fascinated philosophers and other thinkers for thousands of years. Editor Christopher Grau here presents a collection of new, intriguing essays about some of the powerful and ancient questions broached by The Matrix and its sequels, written by some of the most prominent and reputable philosophers working today. They provide intelligent, accessible, and thought-provoking examinations of the philosophical issues that support (...)
  50. Theory of Recursive Functions and Effective Computability.H. Rogers - 1987 - MIT Press.
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